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Female Founders Competition

Female Founders Competition

Top applicants from across North America, Europe and Israel will compete in a live pitch competition*, with 2 winners selected from the global entrants. Competition details: Helping high-potential female founders developing enterprise technology solutions gain access to capital. Submissions will be accepted from across North America, Europe and Israel. The 2 winning startups will each […]

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Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub Now Accepting Applications

Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub Now Accepting Applications

Announced in Budget 2018, the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy will help women to grow their businesses with access to financing, talent, networks and expertise. As part of this strategy, the Government of Canada will invest in the creation of a Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub. The Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub will serve as a one-stop source of knowledge, data and best […]

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Women Founders Fund

Women Founders Fund

INVESTING IN WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS Although women in Canada now represent 47 percent of Canadian business owners and contribute $148 billion in economic activity, they continuously face barriers to accessing capital to start and scale their businesses. This gap is particularly exposed when looking at female entrepreneurs in STEM fields. Entrepreneurship is a catalyst for economic […]

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Connecting the Dots: Women, Exporting and Accelerating Business Growth

Connecting the Dots: Women, Exporting and Accelerating Business Growth

You are invited to attend “Connecting the Dots”, a lively and interactive discussion for women in business on plugging into the entrepreneur ecosystem to find the people, tools, resources and technology that will accelerate the road to exporting. Our moderator, Dr. Wendy Cukier, Founder and Director of the Diversity Institute at Ryerson University, will moderate […]

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DMZ Women In Tech: Scaling Women’s Entrepreneurship

DMZ Women In Tech: Scaling Women’s Entrepreneurship

From underrepresentation to funding inequality, women entrepreneurs in Canada face many unique challenges on their path to success. The DMZ and PayPal Canada come together on June 12 to host a meaningful discussion on how to help women start, grow and scale their businesses. Join us for a fireside chat with Canadian businesswoman, investor, author, […]

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Toronto Women’s Entrepreneurship Forum 2018

Toronto Women’s Entrepreneurship Forum 2018

Presented by SheEO and the City of Toronto, this event is aimed at early stage women-led ventures in Toronto who have an idea, have started a venture, are growing a venture or are contemplating starting a venture. AGENDA 9:00 – 9:30 am – Registration 9:30 – 10:15 am – Funding Your Venture At All Stages […]

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Women are in charge…

Women are in charge…

These five CEOs have shattered the silicon ceiling BY JEAN GRANT |  SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 AT 2:45 PM Heather Anne Ritchie, 35 Her backstory: Ritchie calls herself a “recovering publicist”—she spent eight years working as a communications consultant for tech start-ups. Her company: In 2015, she founded Repable, which monitors the public profiles of competitive online gamers. Fun fact: Her earliest introduction […]

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Ignite Capital Pitch – Application Closing Date 10th Sept

Ignite Capital Pitch – Application Closing Date 10th Sept

Ignite Capital is a Toronto-based not-for-profit that gives aspiring Ontario entrepreneurs, who have limited access to capital, the opportunity to compete for funding and business support. Ignite Capital is an annual competition that invites emerging Ontario entrepreneurs who have limited access to capital, to compete for up to $25,000 in funding (combination of grant/loan).  Those that meet […]

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